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Feb 13 2014

Heart Fair slated

It’s an “A Fair of the Heart” this February, when Good Shepherd Medical Center invites area residents to its annual community health fair events located in Longview and Marshall on Saturday, Feb. 15th and in Linden on February 21st (see times and locations below). Physicians from Good Shepherd Medical Associates will be on hand to …

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Sep 08 2013

Faith in God: Good for your health?

Can faith in God improve your health? A surprising number of medical experts say it might. These scientists claim certain desirable qualities might be associated with personal faith and spiritual practice. Benefits often mentioned include speedier recovery from illness, lower blood pressure, stronger immune system, positive mental health and longer life. Insurance underwriters, call your …

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May 25 2013

Poodles and purpose: Pets create quality of life we live for

My grandmother recently made the transition from living alone to a nursing home. She will be 93 years old this month. My family credits her toy poodle, Mittzy, with helping her remain in her home as long as she did. After my grandpa died, Mittzy became my grandma’s single responsibility, and more importantly her purpose. …

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May 13 2013

Health fair promotes wellness

Good Shepherd Emergency Center-Kilgore, Good Shepherd Medical Associates Family Health Center-Kilgore and Allegiance Specialty Hospital are hosting a Community Health Fair in Kilgore. This event is free to the public. Free health screenings valued at more than $100 per person, including glucose, complete lipid profiles to measure cholesterol, triglycerides and HDL will be provided. plans …

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Feb 28 2012

Dancing for the heart

Youngest Clogger, Connor takes the floor with Mom, Tiffany Hall.

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently hosted one of the biggest health fairs in the region.  It was dubbed “A Fair of the Heart,” and local residents availed themselves of various free health screenings with values up to $100. The screenings included height/weight, complete lipid profile, glucose testing, blood pressure and body fat. Attendees also …

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Aug 23 2011

Total Healthcare slates health fair

Total Healthcare Center at 928 N. Glenwood Blvd. is hosting its Annual Community Health fair from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 P.M., Saturday, August 27, 2011 in the Center’s parking lot. To kick off the event, there will be a community walk starting at 8:00 a.m.  THC invites all organizations and health-care related vendors to join …

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